Pick up around 1.00pm from Eilat and enter Jordan at the Yitzhak Rabin (Arava) border crossing.
After completing all border formalities, transfer and check in at the hotel. For the balance of the day you are free to explore the City of Aqaba on your own. You can choose to tour the fortress, originally a Crusader castle, or visit the recently discovered 7th century Islamic walled city of Ayla.
Dinner and overnight in Aqaba.
On day two: Pick up from your hotel and drive up to the “Desert Highway” and then to the “Red Rose City” – Petra. We enter the ancient city through the famous “Siq.”
At once the valley of Petra opens in front of us, and we see the famous “Khazane” (the Treeasury). Enjoy lunch before leaving the site.
Price: from $285
Leaves from and returns to Eilat.